Zephaniah 3:18
Good News Translation
as joyful as people at a festival." The LORD says, "I have ended the threat of doom and taken away your disgrace.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD has promised: Your sorrow has ended, and you can celebrate.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The triflers that were departed from the law, I will gather together, because they were of thee: that thou mayest no more suffer reproach for them.

New American Bible
as on festival days. I will remove disaster from among you, so that no one may recount your disgrace.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The triflers that were departed from the law, I will gather together, because they were of thee: that thou mayest no more suffer reproach for them.

gather.

Zephaniah 3:20 At that time, when I will bring you: and at the time that I will gather you: for I will give you a name, and praise among all the people of the earth, when I shall have brought back your captivity before your eyes, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 23:3 And I will gather together the remnant of my flock, out of all the lands into which I have cast them out: and I will make them return to their own fields, and they shall increase and be multiplied.

Jeremiah 31:8,9 Behold I will bring them from the north country, and will gather them from the ends of the earth and among them shall be the blind, and the lame, the woman with child, and she that is bringing forth, together, a great company of them returning hither. . . .

Ezekiel 34:13 And I will bring them out from the peoples, and will gather them out of the countries, and will bring them to their own land: and I will feed them in the mountains of Israel, by the rivers, and in all the habitations of the land.

Ezekiel 36:24 For I will take you from among the Gentiles, and will gather you together out of all the countries, and will bring you into your own land.

Hosea 1:11 And the children of Juda, and the children of Israel, shall be gathered together: and they shall appoint themselves one head, and shall come up out of the land: for great is the day of Jezrahel.

Romans 11:25,26 For I would not have you ignorant, brethren, of this mystery (lest you should be wise in your own conceits) that blindness in part has happened in Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles should come in. . . .

sorrowful.

Psalm 42:2-4 My soul hath thirsted after the strong living God; when shall I come and appear before the face of God? . . .

Psalm 43:3 Sent forth thy light and thy truth: they have conducted me, and brought me unto thy holy hill, and into thy tabernacles.

Psalm 63:1,2 A psalm of David while he was in the desert of Edom. [2] O God, my God, to thee do I watch at break of day. For thee my soul hath thirsted; for thee my flesh, O how many ways! . . .

Psalm 84:1,2 Unto the end, for the winepresses, a psalm for the sons of Core. [2] How lovely are thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts! . . .

Psalm 137:3-6 For there they that led us into captivity required of us the words of songs. And they that carried us away, said: Sing ye to us a hymn of the songs of Sion. . . .

Lamentations 1:4,7 Daleth. The ways of Sion mourn, because there are none that come to the solemn feast: all her gates are broken down; her priests sigh; her virgins are in affliction; and she is oppressed with bitterness. . . .

Lamentations 2:6,7 Vau. And he hath destroyed his tent as a garden, he hath thrown down his tabernacle: the Lord hath caused feasts and sabbaths to be forgotten in Sion: and hath delivered up king and priest to reproach, and to the indignation of his wrath. . . .

Hosea 9:5 What will you do in the solemn day, in the day of the feast of the Lord?

the reproach of it was a burden.

Context
Israel's Restoration
17The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty, he will save: he will rejoice over thee with gladness, he will be silent in his love, he will be joyful over thee in praise. 18The triflers that were departed from the law, I will gather together, because they were of thee: that thou mayest no more suffer reproach for them.19Behold I will cut off all that have afflicted thee at that time: and I will save her that halteth, and will gather her that was cast out: and I will get them praise, and a name, in all the land where they had been put to confusion.…
Cross References
Psalm 42:2
My soul hath thirsted after the strong living God; when shall I come and appear before the face of God?

Lamentations 2:6
Vau. And he hath destroyed his tent as a garden, he hath thrown down his tabernacle: the Lord hath caused feasts and sabbaths to be forgotten in Sion: and hath delivered up king and priest to reproach, and to the indignation of his wrath.

Ezekiel 9:4
And the Lord said to him: Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem: and mark Thau upon the foreheads of the men that sigh, and mourn for all the abominations that are committed in the midst thereof.

Additional Translations
“I will gather those among you who grieve over the appointed feasts, so that you will no longer suffer reproach.I will gather them that are sorrowful for the solemn assembly, who are of you, to whom the reproach of it was a burden.

I will gather them that sorrow for the solemn assembly, who were of thee; to whom the burden upon her was a reproach.

Behold, I will work in thee for thy sake at that time, saith the Lord: and I will save her that was oppressed, and receive her that was rejected; and I will make them a praise, and honoured in all the earth.

I will gather them that sorrow for the solemn assemblies, who were of thee: the reproach of it was a burden [unto them].

I will gather them that sorrow for the solemn assembly, who were of thee: to whom the burden upon her was a reproach.

I will gather them that are sorrowful for the solemn assembly, who are of thee, to whom the reproach of it was a burden.

I will remove those who grieve about the appointed feasts from you. They are a burden and a reproach to you.

Mine afflicted from the appointed place I have gathered, from thee they have been, Bearing for her sake reproach.
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